The sole purpose of this festival is to promote and celebrate fibre arts and fibre artists.
For the purpose of our Festival we include the following fibre arts: basketry, bobbin lace, crocheting, dyeing, embroidery, felting, knitting, leather work, needle arts, millinery, paper arts, punch needle, quilting, rug hooking, spinning, tapestry, tatting, weaving & wood working etc.
The Espanola Fibre Arts Festival hopes to provide a variety of inspiring demonstrations and displays along with excellent learning & teaching opportunities for all ages during an annual fibre arts festival. The Festival includes workshops, lectures and hands-on activities that may offered in various locations throughout the town of Espanola and surrounding areas. Quality and variety are essential elements to the development of the Festival.
The Festival is led by a small group of dedicated volunteers who work all year long to bring this event to the community of Espanola.